Company Description: Off The Hook Yacht Services is a full service boatyard strategically located in Wilmington, North Carolina. OTH services all power and sail and can haul boats up to 90 ft. with their 70 ton Marine Travel Lift. Please see the OTHYS website for more details on the facility. – www.offthehookyachts.com.
Position Description: The Paint and Fiberglass Technician is a hands on, on site (90%) and mobile (10%) position. Responsibilities include performing quality work in all facets of paint and fiberglass for vessels and projects of all types and sizes, including but not limited to repair work, new construction, paint application (rolling and spraying), sealant application, gelcoat repair, filling and fairing, and mechanical painting, laminating fiberglass, faring and sanding, cored laminate repair, color matching gelcoat, sealant application and removal. Standard projects include but are not limited to repair of all types of hull and deck damage due to collision, fuel tank removal, thruster installation, regular painting with Awlgrip, Alexseal, and matching gelcoat is to be expected. The Paint and Fiberglass Technician must be able to execute repairs from the Paint and Fiberglass Department Manager under ABYC standards. Responsibilities also include maintaining departmental physical plant and facility to OTH standards and beyond. It is key that the Paint and Fiberglass Technician interface effectively and fluidly with the other departmental teams. The Paint and Fiberglass Technician is expected to be on project 90% of their time with 10% reserved for departmental tasks.
Qualifications: The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with paint and fiberglass in the maritime industry. Candidate must have hands-on experience, and enthusiasm. Must be able to work as a member of the technician and craftsman team to maximize efficiency and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
Compensation: Competitive with a great benefits package including a $385 monthly credit towards health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and an outstanding work environment.
$250 referral fee to anyone who refers an individual who is hired by OTHYS at his/her 90 day anniversary.
Additional Salary Information: $18 - $22 / hr
About Off the Hook Yacht Services
Founded in 1986, Off The Hook Yacht Services specializes in the service, repair, and refit of all size yachts with haul out capability up to 70 tons and mobile service options.